Post Care Instructions

Ultherapy

     Before:

  • Avoid any sun exposure for 10 days before your treatment.

  • Do not apply products that are potentially irritating for 10 days before and after treatment (examples- tretinoin/Retin-A, glycolic acid, benzoyl peroxide, hydroquinone) 

  • Full results take 30 days.

  • Avoid Aspirin and NSAIDS for the first 2 days. 

  • Use Tylenol for any soreness. 

  • Soreness may last up to 2 weeks. 

  • If bruising occurs, use a cold compress in 20 minute intervals up to 2 days. 

  • Use Arnica tabs and/or topical Arnica to naturally treat pain, swelling and bruising

     After:

  • Avoid the sun for 7 days after the procedure

  • Avoid topical sunless tanning products for 7 days

  • If the skin is sensitive or irritated, you may use over the counter (OTC) medicine such as Tylenol

  • If a blister appears contact your provider for direction, but in most cases you may apply an 
    antibiotic ointment to the area until healed

  • Avoid any other type of skin treatment for 2 weeks after the procedure

  • Slather on the sunscreen daily, at least 30+ SPF

  • Due to skin sensitivity avoid excess heat for 24-48 hours such as hot showers, saunas, hot tubs, or heat packs

  • Avoid make-up, deodorant, or other topical creams or medications for 24 hours

EMatrix

  • Avoid Aspirin and NSAIDS for the first 2 days.

  • Use Tylenol for any soreness.

  • Soreness may last up to 2 weeks.

  • If bruising occurs, use a cold compress in 20 minute intervals up to 2 days.

  • Use Arnica tabs and/or topical Arnica to naturally treat pain, swelling and
    bruising.

  • Avoid any sun exposure for 10 days.

  • Avoid applying makeup for 48 hours.

  • Avoid skin care containing acids (Retinols, AHA, BHA) for 10 days.

  • Do not pick scabs. They will heal in 7-12 days.

  • Full results take 30 days.

Plasma Pen

  • Use NSAIDS or Tylenol as needed.

  • Avoid any sun exposure for 10 days.

  • Avoid applying makeup for 48 hours.

  • Avoid skin care containing acids (Retinols, AHA, BHA) for 10 days.

  • Do not pick scabs. They will heal in 7-12 days.

  • Full results take 30 days.

Botox/Dysport

         Before: 

  • Avoid the use of Aspirin, NSAIDS, Gingko Biloba, Garlic Supplements, Green Tea, Flax Oil, Cod Liver Oil, Vitamins A and E, and essential fatty acids for up to 1 week pre and post injection as they will increase your risk of bruising. 

  • Do not drink alcoholic beverages 24 hours before your treatment to avoid extra bruising.

  •  You may take Arnica tablets 2-3 days prior to your injection to reduce the risk of bruising.

  • Inform your provider if you have a history of cold sores to receive advice on antiviral therapy prior to treatment.

         After:

  • Keep your head elevated for the next 4 hours.

  • Avoid exercise or sweating for 24 hours.

  • Avoid Aspirin or NSAIDS for the first 2 days.

  • Avoid alcohol for the first 2 days to prevent bruising. (especially red wine)

  • Do not massage or manipulate the area injected.

  • Avoid applying makeup for 30 minutes.

  • Avoid facials, massages, or any other activity where you are laying face down for 2 days.

  • Results can take up to 2 weeks to take full effect. 

Dermal Fillers

         Before:

  • Avoid the use of Aspirin, NSAIDS, Gingko Biloba, Garlic Supplements, Green Tea, Flax Oil, Cod Liver Oil, Vitamins A and E, and essential fatty acids for up to 1 week pre and post injection as they will increase your risk of bruising. 

  • Do not drink alcoholic beverages 24 hours before your treatment to avoid extra bruising.

  • You may take Arnica tablets 2-3 days prior to your injection to reduce the risk of bruising.

  • Inform your provider if you have a history of cold sores to receive advice on antiviral therapy prior to treatment.

          After: 

  • Do not massage or manipulate the area injected unless directed.

  • Avoid Aspirin or NSAIDS for the first 2 days.

  • Use Tylenol for any soreness.

  • Avoid alcohol for the first 2 days to prevent bruising.

  • Use Arnica tabs and/or topical Arnica to naturally treat pain, swelling and
    bruising.

  • Bruising and swelling may take up to 2 weeks to resolve.

  • Avoid applying makeup for 24 hours.

  • Sleep elevated and on your back for 2-3 days.

  • Avoid strenuous exercise for 2 days.

  • Avoid facials, massages, or any other activity where you are laying face down for 2 weeks.

PDO Thread Lift

  • Do not massage or manipulate the area injected unless directed.

  • Avoid Aspirin or NSAIDS for the first 2 days.

  • Avoid applying makeup for 24 hours.

  • Sleep on your back for 2-3 days.

  • Cleanse face and apply skin care in an upwards motion.

  • Use Tylenol for any soreness.

  • Avoid strenuous exercise for 2 days.

  • Avoid facials, massages, or any other activity where you are laying face down for 2 weeks.

Kybella

  • Avoid massaging or manipulating the area injected.

  • Use Tylenol as needed for any soreness.

  • A topical cold pack should be applied for 20 minutes on and off for two days, for optimal results. Avoid too much pressure when applying.

  •  Avoid extensive sun exposure, hot showers, and heat for 2 days.

  • Avoid applying makeup for 24 hours.

  • Avoid strenuous exercise for 2 days.

  • Sleep elevated for 2-3 days to decrease swelling. Recommend on your back and using 2-3 pillows. (if face was treated)

  •  Avoid getting a massage or any other activity where you are lying face down for 2 weeks. (if face was treated)

  • Aspirin or anti-inflammatory medication use can be resumed 2 days post-injection.

  • Avoid Alcohol (especially red wine) for the first 2 days.

  • Make an appointment for another session or follow-up in 4-6 weeks if needed
     

Sculptra BBL

  • Massage (as shown by practitioner) 5 times per day, for 5 minutes for 5 days.

  • Take an Amino Acid or protein supplement daily.

  • Begin 1,000mg of Vitamin C. If kidney and liver functions are normal (half can come from your diet)

  •  A topical cold pack should be applied for 20 minutes on and off for two days

  •  Avoid extensive sun exposure for 2 days

  •  Avoid strenuous exercise for 3 days

  •  Anti-inflammatory medication use can be resumed 2 days post-injection.

  •  Sleep elevated for 2-3 days to decrease swelling (if face is treated)

  •  Make a follow-up appointment in 6 weeks as needed
     

Microneedling & PRP

  • Use a gentle cleanser and tepid water to cleanse the face for 72 hours post-
    treatment, and gently dry the treated skin.

  • Do not use an electric cleansing brush for at least one week after your treatment.

  • Keep the skin hydrated - Hyaluronic Acid is an ideal ingredient you can use to hydrate and restore the skin back to perfect balance.

  • Do not apply makeup for 24 to 72 hours after the procedure. In addition, do not apply any makeup with a makeup brush, especially if the brush is not clean.

  • Use a chemical-free sunscreen.

  • Do not use any Alpha Hydroxy Acids, Beta Hydroxy Acid, Retinol (Vitamin A), Vitamin C (in a low pH formula) scrubs or anything perceived as “active” skincare for one week post treatment.

  • Avoid intentional and direct sunlight for 72 hours.

  • No tanning beds.

  • Do not go swimming for at least 72 hours post-treatment.

  • Do not exercise or participate in strenuous activity for the first 72 hours post-treatment.

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